Climate Change

Learn how climate change is impacting individuals, communities,
and other resources on the planet.

Film Rising waters flood a house in Isle de Jean Charles
Isle de Jean Charles

Meet two residents of a tiny island vanishing in the rising waters of the Louisiana Bayou.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Vanishing Island
Photo Essay
Melting Away

Images document the majesty and beauty of icebergs and the fragile environment of the polar regions.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Witnessing Icebergs
Essay Station covered by drifting snow
The Future As Seen From Greenland
Author Craig Childs confronts the reality of climate change from a remote scientific outpost on Greenland's ice sheet.
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Photo Essay
Waiting to Move

These photographs capture a modern Inupiaq community in Alaska facing evacuation due to climate change.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
At-Risk Communities
Film Dry parched earth
When a Town Runs Dry

This story documents life in Stratford, a small farming town in California’s Central Valley which suffers from a drought impacting the residents’ daily lives.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Living with Less Water
Film Yukon fisherman in boat
Yukon Kings

Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska, who lives on the Alaskan Yukon Delta, teaches his grandchildren how to fish during the summer salmon run.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Resiliency Among the Salmon People
Photo Essay
Kiribati is Gone

Learn the story of Kiribati, where rising seas are forcing this entire island nation to relocate.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Then and Now
Film Man standing next to sled dogs and ice
Return of the Sun

A portrait of a modern Inuit family living in the fearsome North Greenland landscape.

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Photo Essay
The Aral Sea

These photographs document the resurgence of fish in the once nearly barren Aral Sea. 

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Earthrise

Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.

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Elemental

Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.

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Santa Cruz del Islote

Meet two fisherman living on a three-acre island off the coast of Colombia struggling with scarce resources.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Communities on the Threshold of Change

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